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The Divinity of Christ, Part 16 (The Reasons to Believe #136)

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Our Reason to Believe powerpoint today is titled “The Divinity of Christ” part 16 from "The Handbook of Christian Apologetics" by Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli. And, I want to remind you to take advantage of our special offer. If you enjoy this podcast, please feel free to purchase a copy of this book -- "The Handbook of Christian Apologetics." It is available on our website, TheReasonstoBelieve.com, for just $30.
 
Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli go on to talk about “The Quadrilemma: Lord, Liar, Lunatic or Myth?”:
 
Here is how the data itself makes the myth hypothesis impossible:
 
7. There are four Gospels, not just one. Matthew, Mark, Luke and John were written by four different writers, at four different times, probably for four different audiences and for four somewhat different purposes and emphases. So a lot of cross-checking is possible. By a textual trigonometry or triangulation, we can fix the facts with far greater assurance here than with any other ancient personage or series of events. The only inconsistencies are in chronology (only Luke's Gospel claims to be in order) and accidentals like numbers (e.g., did the women see one angel or two at the empty tomb?). 
 

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